The academicians José Ramón Calvo and Rosalía Arteaga participate in the renowned sectorial event held in Casablanca

José Ramón Calvo, full academician and president of the Institute of International Cooperation of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED) and Rosalía Arteaga, former president of Ecuador and honorary academician of the RAED, intervened on April 29 and 30 in the 3rd edition of the Industrial Meeting, held in Casablanca (Morocco). This event brings together more than a thousand leaders of national and international companies, as well as political leaders and personalities from the field of industry and international organizations.

Organized by the “Magazine of the Industry of Morocco”, the Industrial Meeting has been become an exceptional platform for debate and reflection on economic and industrial challenges. The event has the support of the Government of Morocco and offers an exclusive program of conferences and high-level meetings, topics on the most current trends in the evolution of industry and investment. Its main objective is to allow participants to confront their vision and strategy with the leaders of the main national groups, international experts and high-level interested organizations, all through plenary lectures, meetings between companies and other face-to-face and digital formats. During the conference the Industrial Awards are given, which recognize the best companies in the country for their performance and impact on the local economic fabric and the creation of employment.

Arteaga participated in the inauguration ceremony with the president of the congress, Hisham Rahioui; the Minister of Industry, Investment and Economy, Moulay Hafid Elalamy, the president of the Confederation of Businesses and Industries of Morocco, Salahaddine Mezouar, and the president of the Casablanca-Settat Region, Mustapha Bakkoury. During her speech, the honorary academician of the RAED claimed the role of women in industry and science and spoke of the importance of global and local concepts coming together to give consistency to individual interests.

Arteaga also intervened in the meeting with the paper “La educación y generación de empleo en un mundo de incertidumbre” (Education and job creation in a world of uncertainty), in which she explored concepts related to resilience, the ability of people who have received basic levels of education to make their own decisions and factors related to the uncertainty generated by the economic situation, migration and social policy throughout the world. 

For his part, José Ramón Calvo was invited to tell the successful experience of the Campus of Excellence to its possible implementation in Morocco. This event, which had five editions in Spain, brought together for a week a selected group of young postgraduates from around the world, who were mostly doing their doctoral thesis, along with Nobel prize winners, former heads of state, astronauts, scientists , businessmen, artists, chefs… Their motto was “who they are and who they are going to be”.

Also it was remarkable the intervention of Mr. Mustapha Achoubane, Strategist INDUSTRICOM GROUP and main collaborator of The Institute of International Cooperation from the Royal Academy of Doctors who give a lecture about “ Talent development as an anchor for industry , government, and academia”  and he said that Nurturing an environment of academic excellence where curiosity, creative thinking, and scientific innovation are encouraged will drive the new reality of future generations.


Website of the meeting ‘Industry Meeting Day’